Cheese and Onion Tart

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by evelynathens

A very tasty, savoury tart. A green salad alongside and dinner is served.

Top Review by chia2160

the filling was very tasty but for some reason it was a bit too watery. i had to bake it an additional 15 minutes and it still wasn't quite set. we did enjoy the flavor of the cheeses and i used a sweet vidalia onion, which lent an nice crunch. this made a lovely lunch with a tossed green salad

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For crust: Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Combine flour and salt and cut in butter and Crisco until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. Add 3 tblsps ice water and combine until it forms a ball.
  4. Flatten into a 6 inch disk and chill it, wrapped in plastic wrap, for 1 hour.
  5. Roll out to 1/8 inch thick on lightly-floured surface and fit into a 9 inch tart pan.
  6. Trim edge and prick all over with a fork.
  7. Bake in middle of oven for 10 minutes.
  8. Let cool.
  9. Maintain oven temperature.
  10. For filling: Cook onion in butter over moderately-low heat until softened.
  11. Mash blue cheese with half and half and stir in eggs, Cheddar, onion and salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Pour into shell and bake for 10 minutes.
  13. Reduce oven temperature to 350F and bake 25 minutes longer.

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